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  • Red Cross still helping by running a virtual appeal

    Her dream was to have her feet on the ground in a disaster zone somewhere around the globe.

  • YOUR FEEDBACK

    At the Taupō & Tūrangi Weekender, we love hearing your feedback on our stories and we’re always interested in your opinions.

  • Championing mana motuhake

    NUKU is a collection of stories featuring 100 indigenous women aged from 14 into their mid-70s. It’s been short listed for the 2022 Okham Booksellers Aotearoa New Zealand Award for Illustrated Non-Fiction. Its founder, compiler and director is award winning journalist and self-described social activist Qiane Matata-Sipu, who has just been named has been named winner of the Arts and Culture section of the 2021 Women of Influence Awards. Jill Nicholas asked her about herself and how NUKU came to be.

  • ‘Your skirt’s too short’ Taupō women breaking the bias

    Taupō District deputy mayor Christine Rankin is absolutely delighted her 68th birthday falls on International Women’s Day this year.

  • Sustainable lithium extraction the future

    Taupō is home to the country’s biggest lake, great trout fishing and — now — innovative, sustainable lithium extraction technology.

  • JUST FOR KIDS

  • Fear of death explored

    Mortals: How the fear of death shaped human society

  • THUMBS UP

  • Rezoned land to pave the way for 780 new homes

    A move to rezone land in Nukuhau, Taupō, will pave the way for about 780 new dwellings in the area.

  • JUST FOR KIDS

Featured documents

  • Taupo’s rogue bore

    If you didn’t know it was a crater, you might mistake it for one of the many gullies surrounding Taupo. Pine and gum trees grow around it and the edges are tangled in brambles....

  • Taupo’s rogue bore

    If you didn’t know it was a crater, you might mistake it for one of the many gullies surrounding Taupo. Pine and gum trees grow around it and the edges are tangled in brambles....

  • Taupo’s rogue bore

    If you didn’t know it was a crater, you might mistake it for one of the many gullies surrounding Taupo. Pine and gum trees grow around it and the edges are tangled in brambles....

  • Setting the record straight

    Vaccine-related hospitalisations are being hushed upThere are many approaches to assessing the safety of vaccines after they’re introduced. One is to collect reports of adverse events that occur after the administration of vaccines, even if the vaccine might not have caused the event. These reports ...

  • Taupo’s rogue bore

    If you didn’t know it was a crater, you might mistake it for one of the many gullies surrounding Taupo. Pine and gum trees grow around it and the edges are tangled in brambles....

  • THUMBS UP AND DOWN

    ■Thumbs up and thank you to the gorgeous guys who found my wallet on a public seat and made the effort to track me down and return it to me. I am incredibly grateful and really hope that your plans are realised this year. You deserve it for such a good deed....

  • Residents call for more police in Turangi

    Tūrangi-Tongariro area residents say difficulties getting hold of police, slow responses to some 111 calls and groups of out of control teens in lakeshore settlements over the holiday season all point to the area needing more police....

  • GOLF REPORTS

    Taupo VeteransA stableford comp on February 3 on Tauhara attracted 45, including visitor Elliot Start from Miramar, in warm and very dry conditions. Top stableford score was 42 points for Fred Lepaio, 40 for Roger Menzies, Elliot Stark and Graham Woodcock, 39 for Richard Shearer, Doug Cullen, and...

  • SPECIFIC PALISADE

    Palisade is Hyundai New Zealand’s new supersized SUV. It’s 210mm longer and 85mm wider than the Santa Fe, the cheapest model only gives you $10 change from 100 grand and it’s named after an area of Los Angeles where the sand is golden and the teeth are white. You get the idea....

  • Cyclist readies for Olympics

    Taupō cyclist Patrick Bevin, 30, knows two seconds is a long time when you are racing the fastest cyclists in the world in time trials....

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